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The Ring / Surrey Chapel / Rowland Hill's Chapel

Building  From 1783  To 1941

Categories: Sport / Games

On the site now occupied by TfL's Palastre House. Built in fields as an octagonal independent chapel by Reverend Rowland Hill, no relative to Sir Rowland Hill, although the PO man is said to have been named for the churchman. The area soon became built up and larger buildings were required. 1876, under the ministry of Newman Hall, the congregation moved to the newly-built Christ Church, Westminster Bridge Road (at Lambeth North tube). In 1881 the chapel was remodelled for commercial use and in 1910 was turned into a boxing ring. See Bella Burge for the story of this building's second life.

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